Welcome to Chemistry at Waterloo

We offer one of the most interdisciplinary and cutting-edge undergraduate, graduate and research chemistry programs in Canada. Our specializations in and beyond the classroom will prepare you for exciting professional careers in industry, business, government and academia.

Our award-winning faculty work in areas such as health, environmental sciences, new materials and nanotechnology. Their research improves our fundamental understanding of the world around us.

Whatever your level, whatever your interest, we invite you you to explore what Waterloo Chemistry has to offer.

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  1. Aug. 22, 2019Congratulations to the Spring 2019 TA Award winners

    We wish to acknowledge the outstanding efforts and achievements of the following Spring 2019 TA Award winners The very positive attitude and teaching skills of these individuals have considerable impact on enhancing the reputation of our undergraduate programs. 

  2. June 13, 2019Graduating Chemistry students celebrated with awards

    Two Chemistry graduate students received special awards today as part of the Faculty of Science's Convocation ceremonies.

  3. June 3, 2019A tribute to Dr. Carey Bissonnette
    Carey Bissonnette

    The faculty, staff and students of the Department of Chemistry are mourning a great loss, that of our dear friend and devoted colleague, Dr. Carey Bissonnette.  

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  1. Sep. 17, 2019Chemistry Seminar Series: Jan K. Rainey

    Unraveling atomic through nanoscale features of underexplored spider silks

    Jan K. Rainey
    Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Department of Chemistry
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    10:00 a.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

  2. Sep. 17, 2019Doctoral Thesis Defence: Taylor Urquhart

    "Bacteriophage M13 as a Template for Multi-Enzyme Assembly"

    Supervisor:  Prof. John Honek
    Location: C2-361

  3. Sep. 18, 2019Chemistry Seminar Series: Hyun Ho Kim

    Two-Dimensional Magnetism and its Applications for Spintronic Devices

    Hyun Ho Kim
    Department of Chemistry and Institute for Quantum Computing
    University of Waterloo

    Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    2:30 p.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

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